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Dr. Kakarla V. Chalam, MD


  • 580 W 8th St FL 3
    Jacksonville, FL 32209
  • 1 Location
  • (904) 244-9390

Dr. Chalam's Overview

Dr. Kakarla V. Chalam graduated from the Guntur Med Coll, Ntr Univ of Hlth Sci, Guntur, A P, India in 1979. He works in Jacksonville, FL and specializes in Ophthalmology. Dr. Chalam is affiliated with Shands Live Oak Regional Medical Center and UF Health Shands Hospital. He speaks English and Spanish.

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Chalam's Experience

Years in Practice: 36

Conditions Treated by Dr. Chalam

  • Acute conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Cataract
  • Diabetes mellitus (DM)
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Procedures Performed by Dr. Chalam

  • Destruction of lesion of retina and choroid
  • Lens and cataract procedures
  • Ophthalmological exam
  • Repair, retinal detachment
  • Therapeutic procedure, extraocular muscles
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Dr. Chalam's Specialties


Dr. Chalam's Education & Training

Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Ntr Univ of Hlth Sci, Guntur, A P, India; Graduated 1979

Dr. Chalam's Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna Advantage 6350 HIX
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry of FL - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
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Dr. Chalam's Office Information & Appointments

Office Locations

University Florida Eye Institute

580 W 8th St FL 3
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-9390


Office Hours and Information

Fax: (904) 244-9369

Practice Website: Not Available

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Medicare Accepted: Yes

Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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